|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||NB|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||B-1|
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|Location and accuracy||This placer(?) prospect is on the alluvial fan at the northwest end of the mountains, north of the east fork of Snag Creek. It is at an elevation of about 3,400 feet, about 1 mile east of Snag Creek. The prospect is in the SE1/4 of section 35, T. 6 N., R. 21 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is National Park Service locality WRST-76 (unpublished data) and the coordinates of this prospect were provided by the National Park Service.|
Geologic descriptionAn unpublished National Park Service map and accompanying database identify this prospect. There are two patented mining claims (Mineral Survey MS1552) and they are assumed to have been located for placer gold. Bedrock in the area is part of the Jurassic or Cretaceous Nutzotin Mountains sequence of marine clastic sedimentary rocks (Richter, 1976).
|Geologic map unit||(-141.452342472348, 62.2493736453601)|
|Mineral deposit model||Placer Au? (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)|
|Mineral deposit model number||39a?|
|Age of mineralization||Quaternary?|
|Workings or exploration||Some surface prospecting and deposit evaluation has occurred here.|
|Indication of production||Undetermined|
Additional commentsThe prospect is in the Wrangell-St. Elias National Preserve.
|Reporters||Travis L. Hudson (Applied Geology)|
|Last report date||11/24/2002|